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19 September 2017, 01:26 | Gina Pena
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Xbox Live is the only network that allows spaces in gamertags. So starting two days ago, when Fortnite players on PS4 reported encountering Xbox One players in-game, it came as quite a shock. Thus, when PS4 players noticed random opponents in their matches with handles that included spaces, they knew something odd was going on.
Oops, it looks like for a brief few hours PS4 and Xbox One cross-play was available in Fortnite.
With cross-platform play between the two consoles being so easy to implement that a developer manages to enable it it accidentally, hopefully, Microsoft and Sony will manage to negotiate a way for the feature to come to fruition in an official manner. How were people able to differentiate between an Xbox gamertag and a PSN name?
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This is unusual because, while Microsoft opened the Xbox platform to cross-platform play previous year beginning with Rocket League, Sony has been resistant to letting PlayStation 4 gamers share an ecosystem with Xbox One.
The company which didn't want to play ball? The fact that this is a big development but yet is unannounced is one thing.
There are also reports of PlayStation 4 players being matched with PC users, although it is unclear if this is meant to be a planned feature or another "configuration error".
Regardless of the answer, it's another sign that PS4 and Xbox One cross-network play could happen right now - if only everyone agreed to it.
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